2014

Sean Gilman Sean Gilman’s year in review

Sean’s highest rated films

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    ★★★★★

  • Choose Me

    ★★★★★

  • Sixteen Candles

    ★★★★★

  • Renaldo and Clara

    ★★★★★

  • Eat the Document

    ★★★★★

  • Legend of the Mountain

    ★★★★★

  • Too Many Cooks

    ★★★★★

  • Hellzapoppin'

    ★★★★★

  • Duck Amuck

    ★★★★★

  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    ★★★★★

  • A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon

    ★★★★★

  • I Walked with a Zombie

    ★★★★★

  • Cat People

    ★★★★★

  • The Midnight After

    ★★★★★

  • Jauja

    ★★★★★

  • Hill of Freedom

    ★★★★★

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 412 Films watched
  • 34.3 Average per month
  • 7.9 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

Jan 1

Most Watched

Hellzapoppin'

3 times

Pitch Perfect

3 times

Uncertain Relationships Society

twice

Last Film

Uncertain Relationships Society

Dec 31

Genres, Countries & Languages

Drama
206 films
Action
128 films
Comedy
126 films
Romance
98 films
Thriller
58 films
Music
46 films
Adventure
45 films
Foreign
42 films
Crime
40 films
Fantasy
39 films
USA
178 films
Hong Kong
113 films
China
38 films
France
32 films
UK
24 films
Germany
24 films
Japan
17 films
Taiwan
10 films
Italy
8 films
South Korea
7 films
English
272 films
Chinese
84 films
Cantonese
80 films
French
37 films
Japanese
29 films
German
23 films
Italian
13 films
Spanish
13 films
Korean
7 films
Portuguese
5 films

Breakdown

2014 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

Watched 0 Added 0

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Stars

Directors

Sean’s most liked review

They Live

★★★★½

What strikes me most about Carpenter is his coolness, the calm deliberation with which he lets his plots unfurl. This premise, in the hands of any other filmmaker, would be a lightning quick action comedy, Men in Black or Big Trouble in Little China style. But instead it's almost an…

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Sean’s most liked list

100 Must-See Chinese-Language Films of the 21st Century

This is a response to this list from Film4 of the 100 Must-See Films of the century so far that only saw fit to include two Chinese language films (and you know which ones).

This list only includes films that I've seen, which means it's inherently limited. I feel I've…

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

Stop Making Sense
Average weighted rating:

4.4

Lowest Average

Double Team
Average weighted rating:

2.1

Most Popular

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Average weighted rating:

4.1

Most Obscure

The Sword

Films watched in 2014

  • Uncertain Relationships Society
  • Six by Sondheim
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Into the Woods
  • The Imitation Game
  • Streets of Fire
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol
  • Remember the Night
  • Love Streams
  • Frozen
  • What's Up, Doc?
  • They All Laughed
  • Hit 2 Pass
  • Clouds of Sils Maria
  • The Babadook
  • Jersey Boys
  • The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness
  • Dune
  • Furious
  • Golden Chicken
  • Coffy
  • Golden Chickensss
  • Actress
  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
  • Choose Me
  • Conan the Destroyer
  • The Cotton Club
  • Conan the Barbarian
  • Revenge of the Nerds
  • Sixteen Candles
  • The Raid 2
  • The Raid
  • Aberdeen
  • Edge of Tomorrow
  • Obvious Child
  • Life Itself
  • Happy Christmas
  • Harper
  • Sholay
  • Awaara
  • The Power of Kangwon Province
  • The Day a Pig Fell into the Well
  • Turn Left, Turn Right
  • Unbeatable
  • The Eighth Happiness
  • Flash Point
  • The Monkey King
  • Diva
  • Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2
  • Renaldo and Clara
  • Don't Go Breaking My Heart
  • Eat the Document
  • Masked and Anonymous
  • Project A
  • Anna Magdalena
  • Exodus
  • Legend of the Mountain
  • Too Many Cooks
  • Come Drink with Me
  • The Fate of Lee Khan
  • My Lucky Star
  • Hellzapoppin'
  • Duck Amuck
  • Young and Dangerous
  • Jiang Hu: The Triad Zone
  • You Shoot, I Shoot
  • One Night in Mongkok
  • Russian Ark
  • All the World's Memory
  • Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
  • High Noon
  • Fantasia
  • Cocktail
  • King of Comedy
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • The Death Curse
  • Beyond the Great Wall
  • So Young
  • The Shopaholics
  • A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon
  • Love Battlefield
  • Little Man, What Now?
  • I Walked with a Zombie
  • Cat People
  • The Body Snatcher
  • Creature from the Black Lagoon
  • The Leopard Man
  • The Vanishing
  • Blind Detective
  • The Nutty Professor
  • Winter Sleep
  • The Midnight After
  • Highway
  • Jauja
  • Welcome to New York
  • Goodbye to Language
  • Mr. Turner
  • Gone Girl
  • Hill of Freedom
  • Two Days, One Night
  • Heaven Knows What
  • Miss and the Doctors
  • Uncertain Relationships Society
  • Horse Money
  • Ballet 422
  • The Owners
  • Listen Up Philip
  • National Gallery
  • The Golden Era
  • La Sapienza
  • The Color Wheel
  • How to Marry a Millionaire
  • Toutes les Nuits
  • Ex
  • Down with Love
  • Videodrome
  • Wavelength
  • Casa de Lava
  • Liverpool
  • Love Aaj Kal
  • Le pont des Arts
  • Accident
  • La Comédie-Française ou L'amour joué
  • Dishonored
  • Belfast, Maine
  • High School
  • Crazy Horse
  • Ballet
  • No Way to Treat a Lady
  • Matewan
  • Strike
  • Shanghai Blues
  • Viva Las Vegas
  • Mission to Mars
  • Ghosts of Mars
  • Rock of Ages
  • Mad Max
  • Piranha
  • Rock 'n' Roll High School
  • Orlando
  • Pitch Perfect
  • Tempting Heart
  • 20 30 40
  • Kung Fu Hustle
  • Goddess of Mercy
  • Raining in the Mountain
  • The Postmodern Life of My Aunt
  • The Valiant Ones
  • Come Drink with Me
  • Stop Making Sense
  • Lucy
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Indiscreet
  • The Fate of Lee Khan
  • House of Flying Daggers
  • Dragon Inn
  • Legend of the Mountain
  • Sons of the Good Earth
  • The Story of Sue San
  • The Grass Is Greener
  • Painted Skin
  • Jackie Brown
  • Isabella
  • Oxhide
  • Golden Chicken 2
  • The Enchanting Shadow
  • Dream of the Red Chamber
  • Devils on the Doorstep
  • Summer Palace
  • Empress Wu Zetian
  • He Ain't Heavy, He's My Father
  • Golden Chicken
  • Full Alert
  • Enough Said
  • Love in the Buff
  • Love in a Puff
  • Sophie's Revenge
  • The Road to Glory
  • Gung Ho
  • Crimson Tide
  • The Criminal Code
  • The Breaking Point
  • Come and Get It
  • The Barefoot Contessa
  • Napoleon
  • Hellzapoppin'
  • Primary Colors
  • The Young Girls of Rochefort
  • Lola
  • Lola
  • Une Chambre en Ville
  • Maurice
  • French Cancan
  • The Fury
  • They Came Together
  • Anne of the Indies
  • The House of Mirth
  • Christmas Holiday
  • The Driver
  • Snowpiercer
  • Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors
  • Transformers: The Premake

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Highly rated films Sean missed

  • Over the Garden Wall
  • Mommy
  • Black Mirror: White Christmas
  • The Salt of the Earth
  • Interstellar
  • Citizenfour
  • Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
  • The Way He Looks

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